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We try to include as many local shows as we can in our post every week. If you would like to have your band’s show included on the Hot Country Nights list, send us your show information to Charlie@ClevelandCountryMagazine.com and remember…”Keep It Country.”

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WGAR Country Jam takes a break in 2019

If you follow social media you know that WGAR 99.5FM is the media sponsor for the Avon Hot Country Nights Summer Music Festival on July 5. But, the announcement of that event on Feb. 23 on Facebook also brought out the news that the radio station would not be...Read More »


A Look Back at the 2018 Local Country Music Scene

Nationally, 2018 was a good year overall for country music. Newer artists like Luke Combs, Kane Brown and Brett Young continued to dominate the sales charts. Many established national artists had large tours playing to near capacity and sold-out shows around the country.

Locally, 2018 was a...Read More »


Brian Fowler Exits WGAR Morning Show

Brian Fowler announced on his social media pages that he is no longer the co-host of the WGAR 99.5FM Morning Show.

Fowler and LeeAnn Sommers were partners on the country radio station since May of 2011, when he filled the spot that was previously held by Tim Leary. The Parma resident...Read More »


Mark Leach Celebrates with Goodyear Theater Concert

Mark Leach has a lot to celebrate at his album release party tomorrow night at The Goodyear Theater in Akron. His new project, Where I Wanna Be was released last Friday and has been a hit with fans and critics, alike. But, it also made it’s way to #6 on the...Read More »


WGAR Country Jam 2018

The Country Jam celebrates it’s 27th year on Saturday, August 18 with some of the biggest names in country music, as well as, up and coming stars. The event has become a tradition for Northeast Ohio and this year’s event takes place at it’s longest tenured home at the Cuyahoga...Read More »


Wreck'n Wins Battle to Perform at Country Jam

The Battle For The Jam Finals were held at Thirsty Cowboy on July 26 and Wreck’n was named as this year’s winning band. They will be performing throughout the day at the Thirsty Cowboy Pavilion at the WGAR Country Jam on Saturday, August 18 at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds in...Read More »


WIN Tickets to Aaron Lewis

Aaron Lewis is coming to the Stark County Fair in Canton on Thursday, August 30 and we’ve got a chance for you to WIN your way in to the show!

To enter got to the pinned post on our Facebook page and “Like” the Read More »


WIN Tickets to the WGAR Country Jam

The WGAR Country Jam is Saturday, August 18 at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds in Berea, Ohio and we’ve got a chance for you to WIN your way in to the show! This year’s Jam Features Jake Owen with Chris Janson, Tyler Farr, Jordan Davis, Jillian Jacqueline, Jimmie Allen, The Caliber...Read More »


WIN Tickets to the Sandusky Shores MusicFest

It’s contest time and we’re giving you a chance to WIN your way in to the Sandusky Shores MusicFest on Saturday, August 18 at Sports Force Parks in Sandusky.

The event features Cassadee Pope, Matt Stillwell, Jessica Hannan, Christian Kaser and Nashville songwriters Lynn Hutton, Brent Anderson and Tammi Kidd.

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Wreck'n & County Line Compete in Battle For The Jam Finals

The WGAR Battle For The Jam – FINALS will take place this Thursday, July 26 at Thirsty Cowboy with Wreck’n and County Line competing for this year’s title. The two local country acts had the highest scores during the preliminary rounds of the competition at the Medina country venue.

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Will Rascal Flatts Restaurant Ever Open?

In a recent WKYC Channel 3 report they reveal more about the highly anticipated Rascal Flatts Restaurant in Cleveland that was originally announced over 2 years ago and was expected to be opening this month.

The news station states that a representative for the Flats East Bank development says a previously...Read More »


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